• Professional Interest Areas (PIAs) – groups of members with common subspecialties. Over 25 PIAs share research, author papers and provide forums for networking. PIAs are included at no extra cost to membership.
  • Webinars on developing topics in the field and career advancement resources.
  • Membership directory, which includes the ability to add and search for contact details, upload a photo and link your social media pages.
  • Grant and funding announcements through the Alzheimer’s Association International Research Grant Program.
  • ISTAART Career Center which includes a member-only coupon code to post a job at no charge ($299 value).
  • Member e-newsletter featuring the latest developments in Alzheimer's research, as well as career and funding opportunities.
  • Member networking forums, including Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • [Students] Gain leadership opportunities by joining a PIA. PIAs offer mentorship and career guidance.
  • [Students] Receive grant application notices, including special opportunities for postdocs, residents and other early career researchers.
  • [Students] Explore the ISTAART Career Center, featuring job postings (including postdoctoral positions), a resume bank and other resources.



  • Discounts on AAIC registration
  • Extended abstract submission deadline.
  • Early access to online registration and preferred hotels.
  • Admission to PIA Month – a full month of scientific sessions and business meetings organized by PIA leaders.
  • Eligibility for award programs and the ability to nominate speakers, abstract reviewers and award recipients.
  • Special access to member-only receptions and business meetings.
  • [Students] Apply for the ISTAART Student Volunteer Program, offering selected undergraduate and graduate students full conference registration, round-trip airfare and hotel.
  • [Postdocs] Apply for the ISTAART Postdoctoral Virtual Volunteer Program, offering selected postdoc members conference registration, complimentary membership and the opportunity to network and engage virtual attendees on a local level. 
  • [Students] Focused events, including: Early Career Mentoring Breakfast, Early Career Networking Reception, poster competitions and a student and postdoc lounge with “Meet the Experts” talks.
  • [Students] Skill-building workshops on topics including: resumes, grant writing, funding opportunities and manuscript writing tips.



ISTAART Career Center